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Title: Project Pact Denver: Program Resource Manual
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 539
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This program resource manual supports efforts in Denver, Colorado, to devise coordinated antiviolence initiatives at the local level.
Abstract: The manual presents initial but continuing efforts to address drug and violent crimes in Denver. Program summaries, recommendations, and strategies contained in the manual focus on seven key areas: (1) law enforcement coordination and collaboration, training and education, operational effectiveness, and resources; (2) prosecution, courts, and corrections, including alternative or innovative facilities and programs, treatment options, and youth offenders; (3) education and training; (4) social services, public housing, and health services; (5) community involvement at the neighborhood level; (6) advocacy, intervention, and support for crime victims and witnesses; and (7) legislative actions, such as limiting the sale of firearms, reforming the juvenile justice system, and reforming the sentencing system. Additional recommendations concern parenting skills, family management, media involvement in crime prevention, and youth employment.
Main Term(s): Crime prevention measures
Index Term(s): Colorado; Corrections; Courts; Drug abuse; Drug Related Crime; Juveniles; Police; Program coordination; Violence prevention; Violent crimes
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